Sunday, May 20, 2007

Sunday Survey 3

Globe Allium, Allium
Daffodil, Narcissus
Grape hyacinth, Muscari

Bigroot Geranium, Geranium macrorrhizum ‘Ingewersen’s Variety’ *
Bugleweed, Ajuga reptans
Candytuft, Iberis sempervirens 'Purity'
Chives, Allium schoenoprasum *
Columbine, Aquilegia blue and red varieties
Coral Bells, Heuchera *
Cushion Spurge, Euphorbia polychroma *
Daisy, Leucanthemum * (photo above)
Dead nettle, Lamium
Lily of the Valley, Convallaria
Lungwort, Pulmonaria
Myrtle, Vinca minor *
Oriental poppy, Papaver
Peony, Paeonia lactiflora *
Snowdrop Anemone, Anemone sylvestris
Solomon's Seal, Polygonatum *
Strawberries, Fragaria
Violets, Viola

Black Raspberry, Rubus occidentalis *
Dwarf Korean lilac, Syringa meyeri
Spirea, Spirea (variety unknown, white blossoms)

Violas, Viola

Plants marked * bloomed for the first time since the previous Sunday Survey.

Several of this week's stars came from other gardeners. The Daisies are from my Aunt Ev's garden, and the Bigroot Geranium, also known as Cranesbill, came from my next door neighbor. The Poppies came from another neighbor, as did the Snowdrop Anemone.

Cushion Spurge blossoms are actually a bit of a letdown, as the bracts lose their stunning yellow color about the time the blossoms emerge.

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